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Folklore--Negro songs

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: MSS 281

Scope and Contents

Contents: Kitty Wells -- Song sung by Negros in Georgia -- Hangman's tree -- Chicken pie -- Some people say dat Niggahs don't steal -- Black dem boots and make dem shine -- Run, Nigger, run -- Lorena -- Come along home Lucinda -- Fragments -- Ole Sukey Blueskin -- Down on de Missisippi floating -- Darling Nellie Gray -- Dearest May -- Old Massa -- Ella Ree -- Lucy Long -- Kingdom coming -- The sorrows of Yamba -- Poor Old Ned -- Wake Nicodemus -- I is goin' from de cotton field -- My Pete -- Tombigbee River -- The little log cabin in the lane -- Southern mammy song.


  • 1908-1953

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Open for public use.

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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Louise Pound folklore collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.


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Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States